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Study abroad study information

Studying Abroad at Bond

At Bond University, visiting students have a broad choice subjects for consideration.

These courses are offered through each of our four faculties.

To find more information about Study Abroad subjects available each semester, please use the subject search. (Please note, to filter your search results, please tick the "Display only Study Abroad subjects" box.)

Academic Entry Requirements

For entry into the study abroad program, students must meet a minimum GPA requirement equivalent to a 2.5/4.0 (65% or higher) on their home university grading scale. 

RegionGPA Requirement
USAMinimum cumulative GPA of 2.5/4.0
European StudentsMinimum of a C grade in the European Credit Transfer System (ECTS)
Other international students65% or higher GPA
High school leavers/graduatesMay be eligible and are required to provide High School Certificate (or equivalent)
Postgraduate studentsSuccessful completion of a Bachelor degree or equivalent

Student must also satisfy Bond's English language requirements

EAP + Study Abroad Packaged Program

If you do not meet Bond's English language requirements, you may request a packaged offer to study "English for Academic Purposes" (EAP) at Bond University College prior to starting your study abroad semester. Upon completion of the EAP, you will enrol in the study abroad program with subjects contingent to the EAP level you complete.

Study Abroad Subject Packages

Bond's faculties offer variety of study areas and have packaged subjects to allow for a clash free and complementary subject package selection. These subjects have been carefully selected to provide a comprehensive learning experience in a range of study areas and allow you to focus in on an area of your interest.

Study load and timetable

During your study abroad semester, you will be considered as a full-time student. This means you will enrol into a minimum of three or four subjects (courses).

The amount of time spent in class varies, averaging between three or four hours per week per subject and will be a mix a lecture, tutorials, seminars and labs. Please note that the grading scale in Australia is different to that of many other countries.

Some subjects at Bond may have additional compulsory costs for materials and items not covered by tuition fees. Please carefully review the subject outline for each subject you plan to enrol in for your semester at Bond. Refer to this page for more information. 

Transcripts and Grading scale

Upon completion of your semester at Bond, you will be sent a Digital Transcript through "My eQuals".

Bond University's grading system works on a four-point scale as follows: 

GradeDescription% mark rangeUS EquivalentECTS Equivalent
4High Distinction85-100A+1.00-1.50
3Distinction75-84A1.51-2.50
2Credit65-74B2.51-3.50
1Pass50-64C3.51-4.00
0Fail<50F>4

Under the Bond system, a standard subject is worth 10 credit points. This generally equates to 3 or 4 credits in the US system or 7.5 in the European Credit Transfer System (ECTS). (Grade conversions are based on a standard institution). Bond does not recognise pass conceded.

This information should only be used as a guide. Each home institution has the right to translate credits as they deem appropriate so it is important to speak to them before you leave and confirm how many credits you will receive for your studies here.

To find out the semester start dates, see our Academic Calendar.

CRICOS Program Code 063152G